JARION RICHARDSON JOINS APPLEBY'S MARKET LEADING REGULATORY PRACTICE
Leading offshore law firm Appleby has expanded its Compliance Services in Bermuda. Appleby's market-leading Regulatory practice, which is the only firm in Bermuda ranked in Tier 1 by Legal 500 in Regulatory and Compliance, has recently hired Jarion Richardson as a Specialist Compliance Advisor.
Appleby is now offering Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer services through its fiduciary and administration provider, Appleby Global Services (AGS). Appleby has also expanded its training offering, devising and implementing training programmes for its clients which cover the AML/ATF and sanctions regime, data privacy and anti-bribery and corruption. Appleby has extended its compliance offering to include conducting AML/ATF and sanction programme audits.
Jarion Richardson specialises in designing and implementing compliance frameworks for complex regulated businesses and his experience leading on-site examination teams for the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA), as well as serving as the lead developer and instructor of the BMA's specialist courses in AML, makes his technical expertise and understanding of the legislative framework unparalleled in Bermuda. Jarion is also an experienced and highly qualified Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Jarion previously ran his own compliance and regulatory consulting firm specialising in financial crime prevention including AML.
Sally Penrose, Partner and head of Bermuda's Regulatory practice said, "We are extremely fortunate to have Jarion join our team. His tremendous technical knowledge and deep understanding of the regulator's requirements will ensure that Appleby continues to offer best in class advice on the regulatory issues facing Bermuda businesses."
Tim Faries, Appleby's Managing Partner in Bermuda and AGS' CEO globally said, "Appleby has a team of expert advisors across a range of disciplines allowing us to offer a one-stop shop on the whole spectrum of compliance issues from the routine and non-contentious, right through to complex, contentious matters and enforcement proceedings. We are delighted to welcome Jarion to Appleby and to expand on our Regulatory and Compliance Services."